Pursuing your education in Canada has several benefits. It is amongst one of the countries with a very respected education system in the Western world. Tuition fees are very reasonable and more affordable in comparison to other similar countries.

Furthermore, Canada's government has an exciting new program that encourages international students to also work up to 20 hours per week during their studies and full-time during school breaks. Qualifying students are issued Work Permits for up to three years after they complete their studies. Accompanying spouses may work full-time while you're studying.

Please note that not all Canadian institutions are participating in this government scheme. Our priority at TRIMAX is to match your credentials and interests with the right qualifying institutions.

WHY IN CANADA?

Along with an excellent reputation around the world, Canada provides a safe, multicultural environment for international students. Canadian educational institutions are internationally accepted and known for their quality. Canada also boasts comparatively low tuition fees.

Canada hosts about 150,000 international students who come to study in Canada each year. They come from nations all over the world to pursue an education at Canadian schools, colleges and universities.

International students also come for the experience of a country with incredibly diverse natural and cultural environments. Canada has a wide variety of wildlife and many different ecosystems to explore, from the Arctic to coastal rainforests. There are also many interesting cities and towns of different sizes, histories and even languages. Canadians themselves are a diverse yet friendly, welcoming people with a history of immigration and settlement that makes them sensitive to the needs of visitors and newcomers.

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If you want to work in Canada after you graduate from your studies, you must apply for a work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program

WORK IN CANADA

You can work during your studies in Canada and after you graduate. For some academic programs, work experience is part of the curriculum. This is best suited for students who wish to participate in a co-op or internship program.

Canada allows international students to also work up to 20 hours per week during their studies and full-time during school breaks. Furthermore, qualifying students are issued Work Permits for up to three years after they complete their studies. Accompanying spouses may work full-time while you're studying.

Please note that not all Canadian institutions are participating in this government scheme. Our priority at CELESTIAL is to match your credentials and interests with the right qualifying institutions.

Working on Campus

Students can work on campus. However, job opportunities are limited on campus and often students have to seek employment off-campus.

Working off Campus

The Off-Campus Work Permit Program allows certain foreign students to work off campus while completing their studies. To qualify, you must be a full-time student enrolled at a participating publicly funded post-secondary educational institution or in an approved program at an eligible privately funded institution.

Please note that not all programs offered by private post-secondary educational institutions qualify.

To work off campus, you must apply for a work permit. Do not begin to work off campus until you have received your work permit. The work permit authorizes you to work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic sessions, and full time during scheduled breaks (for example, winter and summer holidays, and spring break).

Co-op and internship programs

For some academic programs, work experience is part of the curriculum. Foreign students who wish to participate in a co-op or internship program must apply for a work permit as well as a study permit.

To be eligible for a work permit, you must meet the following conditions:

  • You must have a valid study permit.

  • Your intended employment must be an essential part of your program of study in Canada.

  • Your employment must be part of your academic program, certified by a letter from a responsible academic official of the institution.

  • Your co-op or internship employment cannot form more than 50 percent of the total program of study.

Immigration options for international students

There are several programs available to candidates who may be interested in immigrating to Canada after their studies

International students can apply for permanent residency in Canada under the new Canada Experience Class. This program allows international students who graduated in Canada to apply to stay permanently.

The government now recognizes that students who have spent years in Canada, studying and working, have the qualities to make a successful transition from temporary to permanent residence. They are more familiar with Canadian society and can contribute to the Canadian economy in a more positive way.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for permanent residence in Canada under the Canada Experience Class (CEC), you must have completed a program of study at a Canadian post-secondary educational institution. There are also specific work experience and language requirements.

Some provinces have their own programs that are designed to facilitate the immigration of certain students without the need for an employer or work experience.

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© 2018 by Prerana Kadam,

Immigration Consultant

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